GOP Accused of “Racial Politics”, and other news

By The News Jul 20, 2009

Sen. Leahy Accuses GOP of "Racial Politics" Last Sunday, Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) accused Republicans of using "racial politics" to challenge Judge Sonia Sotomayor’s nomination to the Supreme Court. Asian Youth Consider Political Careers The Chinese American Political Association has placed dozens of youth and young adults in internships that will help them better understand government policies and consider careers in politics. New Film On Struggle For a Mixed Prom A new documentary film, "Prom Night in Mississippi", show how high school students confronted long-held racist attitudes in their small town when given the opportunity to accept actor Morgan Freeman’s offer to pay for an integrated prom.